The Hutchwilco Boat Show is back for 2021!
In true NZ Fishing News fashion, we’ve collated more than $10,000 worth of prizes to giveaway to subscribers who purchase a new subscription or renew their subscription in the months of April and May.
Visit us on Stand 177 to view the range of prizes on offer and enter yourself into the draw to win a Lowrance Elite FS fishfinder/chartplotter.
Valued at $3,175
1 to be won
Valued at over $3000 this major prize will open up coastlines of opportunity for one lucky reader.
Light enough for one person to carry to the beach (only 8.5kgs including batteries), perfect for the family on the move, or a motorhomer after a fishing device that doesn’t take up too much space, the S33 does it all!
This kontiki is unlike others before it. It’s a model worthy of 2021, that offers the user more control over their kontiki than ever before. Integrating with an app, the kontiki can be started, stopped, put into ‘lost’ or ‘stolen’ mode, and tracked 100% of the time through your smart device. It’s new streamlined body design reduces drag, and has improved lighting to help you keep eyes on such a valuable fishing asset.
Even better, it separates into two parts for easy storage and cleaning.
Valued at $2,499
1 to be won
More than 20 years of experience have gone into designing one of Vikings fastest fishing kayak, the Profish Reload. This popular ‘yak, in ‘Daybreak’ colours provides a great balance between touring endurance and the stability needed to fish comfortably and safely.
The kayak comes with a seat, paddle and the innovative Viking Tackle Pod, the latter of which can carry a removable sounder, battery and transducer setup should you wish to fit one, as well as a large tackle storage space.
At 4.5m and only 34kg, it’s easy to transport on roof racks, and is just as much at home in a sheltered bay, or fishing offshore. The cherry on the cake is an extended 30 year warranty for complete assurance that you’ve got a quality product.
Valued at $510
3 to be won
New in 2021 is the latest iteration of Abu Garcia’s Veritas range – the Veritas IV. Made of 30 Ton extra high density graphite with quality Fuji guides, this rod means business. It has been locally tested to ensure durability and suitability for harsh NZ conditions.
This rod is paired with a Penn Fierce III 2500 reel for great performance using Penn’s infamous HT-100 drag system, in a compact package. To get the kit going, the reel comes with Berkley X8 braid, Vanish fluorocarbon leader, and a Abu Garcia tackle box stocked with five packets of Berkley Powerbaits and three packets of Nitro jigheads. If you’re our lucky winner, all you’ve got left to do is find a spot to fish with it!
Valued at $520
3 to be won
As well as quality hunting apparel, Stoney Creek lovers can now get their hands on sportsfishing kit from the brand too.
The core range is made up of a range of casual and on-water performance gear, including sun-safe UPF50+ options. This particular kit includes an Apex hoodie, long sleeve tee, Apex shorts, Apex chill tube, cap, jandals and towels, to keep you protected and ready to take on a day on the water.
Valued at $148
5 to be won
For the fisher looking for an alternative to a traditional ice bin, look no further than a Precision Pak. Made from marine-grade vinyl, and insulated to keep ice for days, these quality bags are ideal for fishers looking to take a ‘use when needed’ option out on the water. Available in a range of sizes, Precision Paks can cater to any catch – from pannies right through to marlin and big tuna. Packable
Valued at $107
5 to be won
Kiwi tackle mainstay Black Magic continue to innovate with every product they bring to market. The company now has a suite of inshore fishing jigs to complement their well-known bait fishing and game fishing range. Four of these lures are being given away in each of these five packs, along with a reel of Black Magics renowned fluorocarbon (40lb) and a fishing towel. Two of the company’s latest, the Sunakku (Japanese for ‘snack’) kabura-style lures are included, alongside their slow-pitch Flipper jigs, in 80g and 100g for each.
Visit us on Stand 177 in the fishing hall to enter your name into the draw to win brand new 7” Lowrance Elite FS chartplotter/fishfinder or scan the QR code to the right to get your entry in early!
The FS model, the latest in the Elite range contains the full suite of Lowrance fishing tools: Active Target Live Sonar, Active Imaging, Fish Reveal and CMap Enhanced Embedded charts. It’s high resolution multi-touch screen, side button set and simple user interface make it a perfect option for weekend warriors through to more hard-core fishers.
29 April 2021